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HP www.hp.com and Sun Microsystems Inc. www.sun.com today announced an expanded multi-year partnership agreeme...


February 25, 2009  


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HP www.hp.com and Sun Microsystems Inc. www.sun.com today announced an expanded multi-year partnership agreement that enables HP to distribute and provide software technical support for Sun’s Solaris 10 Operating System on the HP ProLiant server and blade system platforms.

 

Under the terms of the new original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and support agreement, Sun becomes a strategic HP ProLiant OS distribution partner and Solaris is now elevated to the lineup of key operating environments for the HP ProLiant platform.

 

The new deal sets a course for the companies to work together to expand demand for both Solaris and OpenSolaris on both HP ProLiant servers and server blades into new markets.